GeForce 310.61 Beta Drivers Released

GeForce 310.61 drivers are a minor update from GeForce 310.54 drivers with improved compatibility for PlanetSide 2 and Hitman: Absolution.

Previously in 310.54
This is the recommended driver for the best experience in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Assassin’s Creed III, providing up to 26% faster performance in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and up to 18% faster performance in Assassin’s Creed III, as well as smooth, shimmer-free graphics with TXAA antialiasing in both games.
New in R310 Drivers:

  • Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 306.97 WHQL drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:
  • GeForce GTX 680:
    • Up to 26% in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
    • Up to 16% in Battlefield 3
    • Up to 18% in Assassin’s Creed III
    • Up to 9% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
    • Up to 6% in Medal of Honor: Warfighter
    • Up to 6% in StarCraft II
    • Up to 6% in Dragon Age II
    • Up to 6% in Batman: Arkham City
    • Up to 5% in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat

    GeForce GTX 660:

    • Up to 24% in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
    • Up to 10% in Battlefield 3
    • Up to 7% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
    • Up to 5% in Dragon Age II
    • Up to 5% in Assassin’s Creed III
    • Up to 4% in Batman: Arkham City
    • Up to 4% in Medal of Honor: Warfighter
  • NVIDIA SLI Technology Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
    • Dirt: Showdown – updated SLI profile
    • Dota 2 – updated SLI profile
    • Dou Zhan Shen – updated SLI profile
    • F1 2012 – added SLI profile
    • FIFA 13 – added SLI profile
    • Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad – updated SLI profile
    • Hawken – added SLI profile
    • Hitman: Absolution – added SLI profile
    • Natural Selection 2 – added SLI profile
    • Primal Carnage – added SLI profile
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision– Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles (new in 310.33):
    • Assassin’s Creed III rated Not Recommended
    • Bloody Good Time rated Good
    • Bullet Run rated Fair
    • Call of Duty Black Ops 2 rated Good
    • Carrier Command: Gaea Mission rated 3D Vision Ready
    • Dark Souls rated Fair
    • Dishonored rated Fair
    • FIFA 13 rated Good
    • Hitman: Absolution rated Fair
    • I Am Alive rated Fair
    • MLB 2K12 rated Fair
    • NBA 2K12 rated Good
    • Need for Speed: Most Wanted rated Fair
    • Sniper Elite V2 rated Poor
    • Tiny Troopers rated Fair
    • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD rated Good
    • Total War Battles: SHOGUN rated Good
    • XCOM: Enemy Unknown rated Fair
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision– Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles (new in 310.61):
    • 007 Legends rated Fair
    • The Amazing Spider-Man rated Not Recommended
    • Bunch of Heroes rated Good
    • CABAL2 rated Good
    • Euro Truck Simulator 2 rated Excellent
    • Hawken rated 3D Vision Ready
    • Lucius rated Fair
    • Mabinogi Heroes rated Fair
    • Medal of Honor: Warfighter rated Fair
    • Metro: Last Light rated Good
    • NBA 2K13 rated Good
    • Of Orcs and Men rated Fair
    • Painkiller: Hell & Damnation rated Fair
    • Planetside 2 rated Not Recommended
    • Prepar3D rated Good
    • Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 rated Poor
    • Unmechanical rated Good
    • War of the Roses rated Fair
    • World Rally Championship 3 rated Good
  • Other Profile Updates
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Counter-strike: Global Offensive
    • Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Cross Fire
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Darksides 2
    • Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Dragon Nest
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Guild Wars 2
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Mechwarrrior Online
    • Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Meng San Guo
  • NVIDIA SSAA
    • Added negative LOD adjustments for NVIDIA’s full-screen sparse grid supersampling mode to improve image sharpness.

Additional Details

  • Installs PhysX System Software 9.12.1031. This version fixes a bug that caused some applications including Unreal Tournament III, Trine, and Metro 2033 not to launch.
  • Installs HD Audio v1.3.18.0.
  • Supports OpenGL 4.3 for GeForce 400-series and later GPUs.
  • Supports DisplayPort 1.2 for GeForce GTX 600 series GPUs.
  • Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel and AMD motherboards.

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